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To Haley Bianco of New Castle and Bryan Torsello of New Castle, a son, on March 12, 2013.
To Caitlin Knis of New Castle and Dakota McKissick of New Castle, a daughter, on March 13, 2013.
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To Lynnlee Barbati of New Castle and Dennis Yale of New Castle, a daughter on March 11, 2013, at Horizon Hospital, Farrell.
•Burglary. Someone broke into a home in the 700 block of Countyline Street between midnight March 3 and noon March 7. Nothing was reported missing.
•Burglary. Someone entered a house in the 700 block of Blaine Street around 6 p.m. Monday. A caller told police people were inside the house. The front door was open.
•Attempted retail theft. Kristen A. Sipe, 18, of 320 Fairground Road, was arrested for allegedly trying to steal merchandise from a store on Moravia Street around 2 p.m. Tuesday. She tried to grab her purse from an officer and had to be subdued. Police found a spoon, a scouring sponge and two needles inside a stuffed animal. She is charged with retail theft, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.
•Burglary. Police said Jeffrey Hooks, 28, of 201 Boyles Ave. broke into an apartment in the 300 block of Halco Drive between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday and stole an electronic game set, two DVDs and a television. He is charged with burglary, criminal trespass, theft and receiving stolen property.
•Attempted burglary. Someone tried to break into a home in the 100 block of Terrace Ave. between 2 p.m. Monday and 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.
•Criminal mischief. Someone broke the windshield of a sport utility vehicle parked in the 400 block of Neshannock Avenue between 11:30 and 11:50 a.m. Feb. 20. Police have charged Lamar William Madison, 25, of 401-18 Neshannock Ave., with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct in connection with the incident.
•Burglary. A television was stolen from an apartment in the 1000 block of Beech Street around 1:30 p.m. Monday.
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•Andrae Lamont Jackson, 30, of New Castle, charged by the Lawrence County district attorney with manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, intent to possess a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, endangering the welfare of children and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.
New Castle police charged the following people:
•Cory Kelly, 24, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•James W. Hill III, 25, of Rankin, Pa., disorderly conduct.
•Tadarius Kelley, 26, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•Brittney Flak, 19, of New Castle, burglary, criminal trespass, harassment, simple assault and two counts of conspiracy.
•Stephen D. Threats, 23, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•Russell B. Malcolm, 33, of New Castle, public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•Angela M. DeJesus, 35, of New Castle, public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
•David J. Desalvo, 47, of New Castle, burglary and criminal trespass.
•Jamie Lynn Wise, 42, of New Castle, disorderly conduct.
•Tristan N. Morgan, 27, of Detroit, defiant trespass.
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- Police Reports
‘Carelessness’ caused Overlook fire
The state fire marshal has determined a blaze at the Overlook Health and Rehabilitation Center was caused by carelessness. Trooper David Jungling issued his report Friday and said the blaze was determined to have been caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials.
Police called to Halco Drive disturbance
An apparently intoxicated Halco Drive man drew a crowd Thursday night. New Castle police were called about 6:30 p.m. and found a 19-year-old man cutting his face and head with the razor blade of a utility knife.
Two injured in Mill Street, Taylor accidents
Two people were injured in a pair of accidents Thursday, New Castle police reported. One involved a car that went over an embankment off West Pittsburg Road in Taylor Township around noon.
- House fire reported in Neshannock Township
Drug charges filed after raid
Police have charged four people arrested during a drug raid Wednesday in Union Township. Members of the Lawrence County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force executed a sealed search warrant at 27 Spring St. All four suspects live at that address, according to court records.
North Hill man hospitalized after crash
A New Castle man who hit a tree in Pulaski Township has been admitted to St. Elizabeth Health Center. According to Pulaski Township police, Adam Welsh, 36, of 202 E. Fairmont Ave., was eastbound on Route 422 about 1:30 a.m. Thursday when his pickup truck left the road.
East Side garage ‘total loss’ in fire
The New Castle police department fire investigator was called for a blaze at a garage. The three-bay garage at 626 Superior St. was a total loss, according to New Castle firefighters, who were called about 11:40 p.m. Wednesday. They remained at the scene until nearly 3 a.m.
Shenango man accused of breaking into car
A Shenango man was arrested after he allegedly was caught breaking into a car on New Castle’s East Side. New Castle police charged Jessie Lauderbaugh, 23, of Highview Drive with fleeing from police, theft from a motor vehicle, disorderly conduct and loitering and prowling at night.
On The Record: Today’s births, police items and district judge reports
On the Record is a periodic update of public information coming out of the Lawrence County Government Center and local police departments. Look inside for the latest listing of police items and district judge reports.
Police arrest four in Union Township drug raid
Four people were arrested and drugs and a gun were confiscated Wednesday when police raided a house in Union Township. Union Township police, with the Lawrence County District Attorney’s Drug Task Force and New Castle police special response team and narcotics unit, served a sealed search warrant at 27 Spring St. just before 6:30 a.m.
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